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Aug 31, 2013 10:00am PDT
at the white house. vice president joe biden is here at the white house. chuck hagel, the chairman of the joint chief, martin dempsey, so all of that giving an indication that the president is close to making a decision, but because white house officials are saying this is not about imminent or commenced operations, perhaps we will be hearing about something else. we should also note this administration was set to start briefing members of the senate today, members of the house tomorrow, to fully get them up to speed on what is happen ng syria and so, it will be interesting to find out whether or not the president's comments have any impact. the other thing we should point out and this is just a small, minor thing, is that according to a note distributed to reporters here at the white house, a telepromter has been set up in the rose garen for the president's address. i only say that because yesterday, his comments were very much off the cuff. he had some notes in front of him, but he was not reading from prepared remarks, but this statement indicates that perhaps he will be doing that this afte
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Aug 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
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Aug 12, 2013 2:00am PDT
president joe biden traveling to iowa next month. he'll be attending a steak fry. why is that news? we'll tell you why. >> it ain't the steak. can becom. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. when i was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, my rheumatologist prescribed enbrel for my pain and stiffness, and to help stop joint damage. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. you should not start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure, or if you have symptoms such as persistent fever, bruising, bleeding, or paleness. since enbrel helped relieve my joint pain, it's the little things that mean the most. ask your rheumatol
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Aug 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
daily caller." why don't we have a joe biden action flick? you've seen him in the aviators, right? >> joe biden is a fascinating guy. but as a conservative, i would say why not the life story of marco rubio. a great story, rags to riches kind of story. and that's really the point here. i think whether you're worried about the democratic primary or whether you're worried about media bias, which is always an issue, there does seem to be a little favoritism here. >> let's get to that real quick. is this basically an admission by a lot of folks in tv that hillary clinton is going to run? >> absolutely. >> because obviously that will make all these productions more successful, right? >> for every hook there has to be a timely media hook. that's the hook and that's the backdrop. but then i don't think hillary clinton is that fascinating. but her story includes bill clinton and barack obama, then it becomes quite fascinating when you tie in the fact that she is going to run. we all know she's going to run. >> marisa, you obviously cover hollywood. a lot of this suggests that politics is
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Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. the interesting thing about biden going. we haven't talked about joe biden. of all the politicians in america, he's probably one of the few that actually likes to go to these rubber chicken dinners and press the flesh and pound on backs and stuff like that. he's the only one of all of them that would probably show up anyway, even if there was no election going on. >> i want you to weigh in on this radio interview with harry reed, who is talking about republican efforts to kill obama care. let's take a listen. >> it's been obvious that they're doing everything they can to make him fail. and i hope, i hope that it's -- and i say this seriously -- i hope that it's based on substance, not the fact that he's african-american. >> the on black lawmaker in the senate, south carolina senator tim scott saying, quote, i hope senator reed will realize the offensive nature of his remarks and apologize to those who disagree with his policies because of one thing, they are hurting hard working american families. van, why did senator reed say that? how much do you think opposition to obama is based on the fact t
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Aug 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT
for inspectors to conclude whether syria killed 1,300 people last week with chemical weapon. as joe biden said just moments ago, minds are already made up. >> chemical weapons have been used. everyone acknowledges their use. there is no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. >> white house press secretary jay carney says that the president is still deciding what form the action will take. chuck hagel says a strike could happen immediately. >> but you are ready to go like that? >> we're ready to go like that. >> america's allies circling the wagons as well. british prime minister david cameron recalling parliament to discuss action. we want to talk about this with retired u.s. army major general and cnn analyst james "spider "marks and jeremy bash, the chief of staff for leon panetta and worked at the cia as well. chuck hagel said the su.s. is ready to act. with what, how and on what targets? >> i tell what you we're going to see initially is a strike limited because it's going against an array of targets that have been identified which be
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Aug 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
a moment. i'm going to revisit with you in just a moment but we have vice president joe biden who is speaking in houston before the american legion convention. let's listen in. >> everyone acknowledges their use. no one doubts that innocent men, women and children have been the victims of chemical weapons attacks in syria. and there is no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. for we know that the syrian regime are the only ones who have the weapons, have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past, have the means of delivering those weapons, have been determined to wipe out exactly the places that were attacked by chemical weapons and instead of allowing u.n. inspectors immediate access, the government has repeatedly shelled the sites of the attack and blocked the investigation for five days. at president obama's direction, all of us and his national security team have been in close touch with our foreign counterparts. the president believes, and i believe, that those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, wo
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
evidence of chemical attacks vice president joe biden said there is no evidence that gassed their own people. echoing calls for military action and some reports suggest the countdown to u.s. strikes could now be mere hours. cnn's chris lawrence is at his post at the pentagon. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. well, yes, the military is ready, but u.s. officials say there is still work to be done behind the scenes. that includes making sure allies have the authorization they need. making calls to key members of congress and declassifying some of the proof that details of which may surprise you. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children should and must be held accountable. >> another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but telling u.n. inspectors, get out of the way. >> it's clear the security situation isn't safe for the team in syria. >> reporter: the defense secretary told the bbc u.s. ships are positioned and preparations complete. >> we are ready to go. >> reporter:
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
if hillary clinton said i'm running that joe biden necessarily backs off? how will that play out? >> i think he should give it every consideration. he is a veteran of running for president. he's a well-known commodity in this country. he brings tremendous assets to the table. >> but let's just say he does run. do you think he could beat hillary? >> it will be a competitive primary no matter who gets in the race. but i don't want to handicap the race. it's too early. i'm a neutral player, but as you know the haven't will serve as keynote speaker at tom harkins' annual steak friday. that's a big event. >> first of all, it is august of 2013. so we just need to look at the calendar here. i think this may be difficult for biden. he might test some waters, but he could be very embarrassed. a sitting vice president who doesn't have the support of the party? i don't think he would be the support of president obama. i know the clintons and obama don't get along all that well, but they need each other. and let's face it, it's because of hillary clinton that we even know who barack obama is. has she wa
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
charges, including violating the espionage act. >>> the white house says beau biden, the son of joe biden successfully underwent a procedure at md anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility after feeling weak and disoriented after a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid star on television, she takes home $47 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just
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Aug 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
, he may run for the white house. >>> and joe biden also in this spotlight as a fund-raiser for new hampshire's democratic governor. >> thanks so much. also, the president is beginning this week at the white house with a lot of meetings. among the topics, what to do about egypt. hundreds have been killed since the military removed the democratically elected president. the washington most reports the white house may consider whether to stop next month's scheduled delivery of apache helicopters. senator john mccain just returned from egypt. he was on state of the union with candy crowley. is halting the shipment a viable answer? >> it ra's not an answer, a via thing to do. they could do it. whether they will do it, everybody says no. but indicating symbolically, the u.s. really does need to do mor more. >> with apache helicopters flying overhead, nothing is more symbolic of the united states of america siding with the generals. we could be cutting off the aid, the spare parts and maintenance of these military equipment we've given the egyptian is important to their capabilities. >> th
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Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
-owned sales event through september 3rd. >>> breaking news just in now. vice president joe biden's son bo is being evaluated at a hospital for disorientation while on vacation last week. he traveled with his son to texas for the evaluation. no other information was released. in 2010 he suffered a mild stroke and his speech and motor skills were not affected. easy elected as delaware's attorney general in 2006. >>> wildfires burning tonight in the west. more than 100,000 acres have been scorched in the fire. it's been called a beast. idaho's beaver creek fire. homes such as arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. >> reporter: piers, it was a pretty good day. it's below 10% and there's a lot of stake. the homes are astronomical. there are many multimillion dollar homes in this area. it's so bad that insurance companies have hired private firefighters to come in and protect people's homes because they have so much on the line. firefighters got a little bit of help from mother nature. they are hoping tonight and tomorrow will give them the upper hand. >> we'll stay on top of that as well. ted ro
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Aug 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
documents to wikileaks. >>> vice president joe biden's son beau undergoing tests this morning in houston after an episode of disorientation. he felt sick last week on a family vacation and saw doctors in chicago and philadelphia before coming home no wilmington. the white house is not releasing details about his condition. he suffered a mild stroke in 2010. >> concerned about that. >>> a fire that killed five members of a bachelorette party, remember that? it's been ruled an accident. the limousine's suspension system suffered a failure as it went over the bridge in may. nine passengers were traveling in the limousine. two more, than allowed by law. >>> a close call for actor dick van dyke and his wife. his sports car burst into flames in southern california. good samaritans helped pull them out of the car. van dyke said someone must be watching out for him. a nurse, a fire and and police officer happened to be driving by at the moment. his wife posted a picture on vine. they are fine, but slightly embarrassed. >> embarrassed? look at that car? torched. >> very lucky. >>> coming up, have
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Aug 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, congressman equivalent, in a sense a dick cheney of joe biden prime minister and supported john winston and the initiatives for gun reform and also, former vietnam veteran thanks to the usa and i have and own guns, which cnn is privy of, as a matter of fact. in a sensible balanced approach in the interest of public safety, what happened in oklahoma is just an example of what happens in every state in the usa every day and that is surely enough. >> tim fisher, thank you very much indeed for joining me. i appreciate it. >>> my next guest president of the baseball club in melbourne where christopher was a member. he remembers christopher as fantastic person. welcome. devastating blow to your club, to the people of melbourne and australia. what would you like to say? >> well, i would just like to let you guys know it shocked the world. the baseball community is a tightened group. most baseball is unshattered. >> what kind of man was christopher? >> while, he was a kid that started at seven years old at our club playing tee ball that looked like a little league type program. played for 12 ye
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
on family vacation. his father joe biden is with him. the 44-year-old suffered a mild stroke in 2010, again, he's undergoing tests in houston with his family by his side. >> we wish him well. >> absolutely. >>> prison is in his future. in just a few hours, arm private bradley manning will find out how long he'll behind bars for giving hundreds of thousands of documents to wikileaks. manning attorney and a plea for leniency asks for no more than 25 years. >>> at the hearing for an army soldier who admitted to gunning couldn't soldiers emotional testimony, an afghan father asked sergeant bales why did he shoot him in the jaw. bales killed the man's son and he ended his testimony crying when asked to talk about his family. a jury is deciding whether bales should ever be offered parole. >>> a phoenix family is counting its bless blessing after a massive fire that nearly took his life. despite protests from this family and neighbors he went back inside the home in order to rescue the cat. he got one and set about trying to find another one. neighbors, family and fire crews had feared the worst,
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Aug 21, 2013 1:00pm PDT
't succeed in, we don't even prosecute them. >> then we should change that. >> talk to joe biden, who said it's impossible. we do not have the resources. >>> we have one minute left. after the horrible death of chris lane in -- tim fisher told piers morgan that australians should think twice before visiting the united states. i want to hear your reaction to that. >> a example every murder and mayhem on main street, people thinking of going to the u.s. on business or tourist trips should think carefully about it, given the statistical facts you are more likely to be shot dead in the usa than in australia. >> van, you were so eager there. your reaction, does this affect the way that the rest of the world views the united states? >> well, clearly it does. i would just say to the people of australia, rather than keeping your people out, why don't you help us bring some of your good smart laws here. they banned some of these assault weapons and they've had a dramatic drop in the amount of murder and suicide. i would rather to be closer to the australians than farther away. i'm so sorry about this
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
there. fred, we appreciate that. thank you so very much. >>> vice president, joe biden, announcing two white house executive orders on gun control. first the military surplus weapons closing a loophole. register them to a trust or corporation without a background check. the nra responding by saying if the obama administration is serious about reducing gun violence, they should spend more time prosecuting criminals for gun crimes. >> will not challenge state laws in colorado and washington allowing people to grow, buy and use marijuana. they can regulate marijuana use on their own, not a federal level. this could set the stage for more states to make pot legal. the feds will focus on distribution of marijuana to minors and preventing revenues from going to various criminal enterprises. >>> the nfl agreeing to settle a lawsuit with former players about concussion related injuries. the league setting aside $765 million. most of it for retired players suffering and those who died. >>> a new warning added to the bottle caps of tylenol. you are going to see this soon. johnson & johnson will
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Aug 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. they are standing firm behind the president. the president went out and made phone calls to john kerry, joe biden. they finalized the decision this morning. >> we were all glued watching john kerry give this long drawn out dramatic speech about making the case for going, at least some military action, with syria and now this. why put john kerry out there on friday and then less than 24 hours later say, we're going to hold our horses a little bit here? >> reporter: that's a very good question. john kerry will be on the sunday morning talk shows tomorrow morning including state of the union. in some ways john kerry was not only talking about what he thinks and what the administration thinks, he was responding to what was happening around the world. the united nations had really in the minds of the white house had really stimmied this president. they could not go to the u.n. security council and say give us a vote for striking syria because russia was saying no. we're not going to give you that vote. the united kingdom, britain that's always there with the united states just had that traumatic vote
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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
biden, the son of joe biden successfully underwent a procedure at mc anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility of feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid, taking home $48 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. ♪ reinforced with scratch- resistant glass and a unibody made kevlar strong. okay google now. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. to get our adt security system. and one really big reason -- the house next door. our neighbor's house was broken into. luckily, her family wasn't there, but what if this happened here? what if our girls were home? and since we can't monitor everything 24/7, we got someone who could. adt. [ male announcer ] while some companies are new to home security, adt has been helping to save lives for over 135 years. we have more monitoring centers, more of tomorrow's technology right here today, and more value. 24/7 monitoring against burglary, fire, and high levels of
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Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
the espionage act. >>> the white house says beau biden, the son of joe biden successfully underwent a procedure at md anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility after feeling weak and disoriented after a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid star on television, she takes home $47 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. >>> we ran out of time for the "ridicu-list." before we go, the memorial fund set up in memory of murder victim christopher lane. a place to send donations for his family to travel to oklahoma and receive his body and take him back to melbourne. you see it up on the screen there. www.gofundme, one
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Aug 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
president joe biden was evaluated at this cancer hospital after feeling weak and disoriented during a family vacation. officials have not said yet what is wrong with him or what this procedure was. after leaving the hospital, biden tweeted this out, it is a photo and a message. he says on our way home, can't wait to get back. thank you, houston. we hope he is well. president obama has a bold new plan to make colleges more affordable and more accountable. the president is on the road today and unveiled his proposal before an enthusiastic crowd. this is the university of buffalo. the president, he is prepared to create -- this is the country's first federal college ratings system. he says it will help students make smarter choices about higher education. >> the fact is that we have been spending more money on prisons, less money on college. and meanwhile, not enough colleges have been working to figure out how do we control costs? how do we cut back on costs? so all of this sticks it to students, sticks it to families and also taxpayers end up paying a bigger price. the average student that bo
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Aug 3, 2013 3:00am PDT
on the security matters on wednesday, vice president joe biden heading a briefing for a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the house and the senate. that briefing according to a separate u.s. official covered the whole range of security issues including long-term investments and this is important here, immediate threats. we should also note here at the white house, president obama did have a face-to-face meeting with the president of yemen. all of this happening as there are concerns that the al qaeda threat may be emanating from that part of the middle east. it is worth noting that the president, after he had that meeting, with the president of yemen, praised the yemeni leader for making progress, he said, in the fight against al qaeda. here's what he had to say. >> because. very effective military reforms that president hadi initiated when he came into this office, what we've seen is al qaeda, in the arabian peninsula or huap moved it back out of territories it was controlling. >> reporter: now during his briefing with reporters on thursday white house press secretary jay carney w
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Aug 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
that, though, on wednesday, vice president joe biden, according to u.s. senior officials, was up on capitol hill briefing lawmakers, key lawmakers, on a variety of threats, including what is happening right now at these embassies. a senior u.s. official did say to reporters that part of that briefing did cover what that official called immediate threats, and the white house officials have been saying that the president has known about this threat for some time. it's probably better to assume that they've known about this longer than that meeting with the yemeni president, candy. >> right. probably, they discussed it. thanks so much, jim acosta. becky anderson, abu dhabi, barbara starr. i hope you both and all will stick with us. we want to move on to republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina. senator, first, as you watch this unfold, what does it -- what is your general impression here? this looks -- if you're an ordinary american, looks pretty scary. >> well, i had a briefing with the vice president. it is scary. al qaeda's on the rise in this part of the world. the ns
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Aug 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
into presidential politics. joe biden is his vice president and hillary clinton is a friend. >> did you ever have two friends running for student council and the anguish of who you would support for secretary of the student council. it's like that on steroids. but not really. these are two folks who are or were important members of his administration. he's walking a fine line. i don't think you see him weigh in until the nominee is decided in 2016. if he's not popular he may take a back seat. >> a loft conversation is it's unlikely that both joe biden and hillary clinton will be in the primary. that will likely be hammered out oh first. >> i don't know. it could be really interesting. >> it will be interesting regardless. but will there be a fight? we'll see. thank you very much. great to have you in new york. >> definitely. >> we'll take a break. when we come back, stunning details about the final seconds of southwest flight 345. what the captain tried to do when the jet was just 400 feet from impact. >> an american in italy triggering outrage after breaking the finger off a 600-year-old statue
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Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> doctors are trying to figure out what's wrong with vice president joe biden's oldest son. delaware attorney general bo biden underwent testing with his dad by his side. the vice president's office says bo became disoriented and weak last week and did suffer a mild stroke three years ago. we'll keep you posted. >>> after days of being pressured to do so, cnn has learned the obama administration is stopping some military aid to egypt. this comes amid escalating violence between supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi and the interim government. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence joins us now. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. the obama administration is temporarily delaying military aid to egypt while it considers and determines if it wants to let future aid go through. whichever way the president decides, you can bet there are big american companies and a lot of american workers who have a stake in that decision. the obama administration could say enough's enough and cut aid to egypt, but some american companies want to keep that money flowing, because they are th
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Aug 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
mattingly for us in decatur, georgia. let's go to houston where the son of the vice president joe biden is said to be undergoing testing at a world renowned treat treatment with his family at his side. bo biden experienced an episode of weakness and disorientation. this several years after he suffered a stroke. we're also learning that president obama spoke with the vice president over the weekend to extend his best wishes. joining us now to explain this more is our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen. elizabeth, first off, what do we know about bo biden's status? >> we really don't know much. we know that he had this recent episode of disorientation and weakness. we know he's being evaluated at md anderson, which is a renowned cancer center. that's all they do. i think it is important, it is significant where he is. he is being evaluated at a cancer center. we don't know what that means, but we do know that that's important. >> now, one of the other things we do know is that he had a mild stroke in 2010. a lot of times if someone is ill, you look back to past afflictions they'
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Aug 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
matters. on wednesday vice president joe biden held a briefing for a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the house and the senate. that briefing according to a separate u.s. official covered what that person called the full range of embassy security issues, including long-term investments, and this is important here, wolf, immediate threats. now, it is worth noting here, as u.s. officials are concerned that this current threat could be coming out of the arabian peninsula and perhaps yemen, the president of yemen was just at the white house yesterday for a face-to-face meeting with president obama and, in fact, the president praised the yemeni leader for making progress, he said, against al qaeda. here is what the president had to say. >> because of some of the very effective military reforms that the president initiated when he came into this office, what we've seen is al qaeda in the arabian peninsula or aqap moved back out of territories it was controlling. >> reporter: now, add to that during his briefing with reporters, white house press secretary jay carney was asked about an uptick
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Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT
an actual or imminent threat to the nation. that was then. vice president joe biden, when he was a senator back in 2007, in a different context going to war against iran, said this -- i want i want to make it clear, and i made it clear to the president, that if he takes the nation to war in iran without congressional approval, i will make it my business to impeach him. that's a fact. that is a fact. >> that is a fact. he said, that is a fact, if he goes to war against iran without congressional approval, i will call for his impeachment. you know, john, iran is a major supporter of syrian president assad. the iranians say they will retaliate itches that's one of the strategic calculations about how to do the military operation, one of the great skepticism you get in congress, you talk to retired diplomats and generals, can you deliver that blunt force on syria, as the president is plachbing, without causing a domino effect. look at a map, you know the whole gulf region right there. the administration is trying to come up with a plan that punishing syria without having a ripple effect. wolf,
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Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
of democrats are laughing about this. five years ago we had this guy joe biden, barack obama, hillary clinton, they went at it pretty tough and they won the white house. if you handle this right a good feisty debate is good for the party. >> i would love to put the politician in the bronco. they need more than beer. >> they can pay for the gas. >> one of the things the democrats are celebrating is the student loan bill got done. why do they think this is so good for families? >> because washington did something that matters to middle class families. most days we are talking about washington being incapable of tying shoes. the republicans say they won with their approach to make it market based. the rates are tied to the ten year treasury bill. they actually got something done. people went in the room and kept trying until they figured out a reasonable compromise. now we will see it go into effect. this is another thing. do people say i like this deal or do people say they have problems with the deal? it is one of the things we need to watch. >> this is one of the areas where you saw the divis
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Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
want to be our next president have and will viz sate that caucus state in 2013. including joe biden. he will go to iowa next month. republicans ted cruz, rick santorum and donald trump have already visited iowa. so the presidential race is on even though we just elected a president barely nine months ago. plenty of time for stupid stuff on the internet. perhaps emboldened by the slap sarah palin game, the republicans have started a slap hillary game. a little thumping and you get to slap her. democrats and anti-violence groups are not happy, although they did not condemn the slap palin game. they are now condemning the slap hillary game. >> reporter: well, we all know that hillary clinton has not said she's running for president in 2016, but she's speaking today at the american bar association's annual meeting in san francisco where she's getting an award and any time she gives a big speech, we get to talk about her potential future plans and if those plans do include the wine house, this group t hillary project wants to keep her from getting there. >> reporter: the hillary project bill
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Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
rival. >> vice president joe biden -- [ laughter ] yeah, the nice thing is you don't even need a punch line. >> reporter: speaking of the vice president, an aide confirmed he'll be the speaker at a state fry hosted by senator tom hearken next month. a stage he shared with then senators barack obama and hillary clinton six years ago. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: while an aide says biden is only make up for missing last year's gathering, it's a sign he's keeping the door open for 2016, with pundits endlessly reading into hillary clinton's paid appearances. her upcoming appearance with terry, not to mention her lunch with the president. >> keep in mind, she's been there before. she doesn't have to measure them. >> reporter: but former advisers to clinton insist the chatter is way too early. >> oh, i think that hillary clinton would be just fine if nobody talked about her for six months. i don't think she'd feel badly about that at all. >> reporter: tell that to rick santorum, who made a surprisingly strong 2012 bid all about iowa. that's where he was back again over the weekend, u
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Aug 21, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. >>> and vice president joe biden is giving new details about his son beau. the 44-year-old delaware attorney general has undergone a successful procedure, beau biden sought treatment after feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week. the vice president says his son, the attorney general of delaware, will be discharged and return to his home state tomorrow. >>> chris christie's lead in the new jersey governor's race is shrinking, a new monmouth university asbury park press poll shows christie beating his democratic challenger 56% to 36% among likely voters. he was up by a whopping 30 points points in mid june. a big win for christie could be hi launching point for a 2016 run. >>> potential big news -- the website all things d is reporting that google recently met with nfl commissioner roger goodell to discuss broadcasting live nfl games on youtube. so neither google nor the nfl would comment on the story. directv has a package, but only for two more year. apple as $150 billion in profit it could be looking to spend as well. >>> a georgia tech solve mare may go down in history
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Aug 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of vice president joe biden is heading home to delaware after successfully undergoing a procedure and medical evaluation in houston. it's unclear what procedure he underwent. beau biden, delaware's attorney general, second into the cancer hospital after feeling weak and disoriented while on vacation last week. >> a massachusetts grand jury has indicted form are new england patriot tight end aaron hernandez with murder. he's being charged with orchestrating the death of oudin lloyd who was shot five times with a handgun. authorities say hernandez and two other men picked up lloyd from his boston apartment before the killing. hernandez has pleaded not guilty. >> and a bizarre and gruesome mystery developing in england. who killed one of the queen's swans? the remains of the barbecued swan were discovered near queen elizabeth's castles in windsor. and by law, all unmarked swans belong to the queen. it's been a law in effect since the 12 century. >> when we come back, president obama kicks off a bus tour in upstate new york. one of his stops, an exclusive sitdown interview with our ow
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Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. ♪ >>> president obama was joined by his right hand man, joe biden on a bus tour today. he was with his son in texas as he underwent surgery. he spoke of it for the first time today. >> i just want y'all to know since you asked about my son. it's not only good to be here, but things are good in delaware. my son beau is fine, sends his love. he wanted me to say hello to all of you and he wanted to be with his colleague kathleen, the attorney general of the state of pennsylvania. he's doing well. he's getting back to work. >> the president's bus tour is somewhat reminiscent of the campaign trail and cnns senior white house correspondent is here with the details. jim, you have followed him for a long time today. it's been a long one. >> reporter: it has. something you know very well. as the president was gearing up for the final day of the bus tour, a white house spokesman was talking about the chemical spill in syria. the president had a tricky balancing act on his hands all week. there's no election in sight, but president obama was in full campaign mode traveling in the white house bus from
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Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
.s. officials and a drum beat signaling looming military action. joe biden says there's no doubt the syrian regime is responsible for the chemical attack. though the white house press secretary jay carney stresses any action would be limited. >> the president believes and i believe that those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women, and children should and must be held accountable. >> i want to make clear that the options that we are considering are not about regime change. they are about responding to a clear violation of an international standard that prohibits the use of chemical weapons. >> our national security analyst peter bergen is here in "the situation room". we're also joined by nick paton walsh who has reported in syria. peter, you write that syria is now a problem from hell. what do you mean? >> i think the obama administration is in an interesting spot because overthrowing assad as jay carney just said is not their aim. they're concerned about the -- >> i think that's their long-term aim, but not in the short-term by the limited strikes. >> but i think even --
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Aug 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
after he wrapped up his remarks and heard from the battltic leaders there as well as vice president joe biden in the world about this notion of taking ye ining l action. why is he moving forward without partners around the world and without the authorization of congress. to go through those two things separately, the president said he was hoping to have more international cooperation. he was hoping to have the united nations go along with hip and make a strong stand against syria. but the president hinting as we all know that he's been stymied by russia throughout all of this. they have a permanent seat on the security council at the united nations. and the president alluded to that. as for congressional authorization, he said that he continues to consult with congress and that he's been trying to do that throughout this entire process. but you do get the sense, wolf, you talked about the timetable. before he goes to the g-20 summit that's happening next week, if he were really hell bent on getting authorization from congress he would have to probably wait for several days and he would
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Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
seemed to understand this as a senator. so did joe biden as a senator as well. they both were very explicit that you have to be under imminent attack or, actually, in biden's case he said it's an impeachable offense. so he believed very strongly about this as a senator. i believe very strongly that the constitution was intended to separate the powers. you know, madison said that the executive is the power most likely to go to war so that we vested the power to declare war in congress. >> and an article you wrote for cnn.com you wrote this, i'll put it up on the screen. you said america's wars must be debated by congress, declared constitutionally and fought only for the interests and security of the united states. they should never be fought to save face. so what do you mean by that when you say save face? because the implication is what as far as the president is concerned? >> i think some may feel, and the president may be one who feels that he's losing his international power or acclaim if he doesn't follow -- he said there was a red line with chemical weapons and he feels incum
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Aug 18, 2013 3:00am PDT
, sparking more speculation he may run for the white house. and vice president joe biden's also in the 2016 spotlight, as he's the main attraction at a fund-raiser this week for new hampshire's democratic governor. brianna, martin? >> i like the way he sort of pauses with my name. paul steinhauser in washington. thanks very much. >>> so, the high roller with the biggest yacht just got, shall we say, served. >> yep. there's a new massive yacht out on the waters, if you're tracking that on your radar. wait until you see this thing and find out who owns it. >>> and scotland yard is assessing a new theory into the deaths of princess diana and dodi al fayed. i'm erin mclaughlin reporting live from london. "new day" tells on that when "new day sunday" returns. righ is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it
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Aug 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
, son of vice president joe biden said to be in great shape after undergoing an unspecified medical procedure. should be released from a texas center today. he was evalue waited after feeling weak and disoriented last week. he suffered a mild stroke back in 2010. >>> an adorable reunion this arkansas family lost their pom rainian puppy back in may. three months later she was discovered in california. they have no idea how that dog traveled so far. koda was scooped up by a good samaritan. animal services scanned his microchip, tracked down his owners and got him on a flight back home, another reminder that microchip in your pet can help them find their way home. all the tears upon the reunion, p pomeranian home. >>> ready to take some lives, a tweet from one of the alleged killers. did they really snuff out a life because they were bored? >>> a school clerk facing down a gunman. you haven't heard the riveting and heart pounding moments as she talked the suspect down. that's ahead. [ bottle ] okay, listen up! i'm here to get the lady of the house back on her feet. [ all gasp ] oj, veg
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